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#US 2012

# us-2012 - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Nobel Prizes and Viagra: Here's what happens to US presidential election losers
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# US 2012

Nobel Prizes and Viagra: Here's what happens to US presidential election losers

Nov 4th 2012, 12:00 PM 6,290 Views 1 Comment

Winning Nobel Prizes, making Viagra ads, and playing ‘Mitt Romney’ – just some of what the losers of past US presidential elections have done and what might await Romney or Obama on Wednesday morning.

Obama v Romney: Who’s better at holding babies?
# Baby Love
From The Daily Edge
# Baby Love

Obama v Romney: Who’s better at holding babies?

Nov 4th 2012, 9:45 AM 13,900 Views 15 Comments

It’s time to get down to what really matters in this election.

# us-2012 - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Obama vs Romney: What if LOLz decided the election?
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From The Daily Edge
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Obama vs Romney: What if LOLz decided the election?

Nov 3rd 2012, 6:00 PM 11,183 Views 2 Comments

A special and highly scientific investigation by DailyEdge.ie.

# us-2012 - Friday 2 November, 2012

VIDEO: Mr Burns endorses Romney
# See My Vest
# See My Vest

VIDEO: Mr Burns endorses Romney

Nov 2nd 2012, 7:45 PM 12,446 Views 12 Comments

He’s a GOP fan. And he has binders full of women.

Pic: Barack Obama - Sassy President
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From The Daily Edge
# Sass Force One

Pic: Barack Obama - Sassy President

Nov 2nd 2012, 9:56 AM 20,045 Views 25 Comments

Saucer of milk to the West Wing, please.

# us-2012 - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Mitt Romney eating his own face
# Mitt Romnonnomnom
From The Daily Edge
# Mitt Romnonnomnom

Mitt Romney eating his own face

Oct 31st 2012, 9:51 AM 10,198 Views 6 Comments

Rom-NOMNOMNOMNOMNOMNOMNOM…

Poll: Do you think the outcome of the US election matters for Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the outcome of the US election matters for Ireland?

Oct 31st 2012, 9:47 AM 7,192 Views 74 Comments

This time next week we will know whether its President Obama for four more years or president-elect Romney. But will it really matter for Ireland?

# us-2012 - Monday 29 October, 2012

8 things we're really missing from the 2012 US Presidential Election
# Palin Withdrawals
# Palin Withdrawals

8 things we're really missing from the 2012 US Presidential Election

Oct 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 9,250 Views 15 Comments

There hasn’t been much election fever spreading from America this year. We have some theories.

6 celebrity Twitter accounts to follow for the US Election
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From The Daily Edge
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6 celebrity Twitter accounts to follow for the US Election

Oct 29th 2012, 9:00 AM 12,718 Views 6 Comments

They’ve got a lot to say…

# us-2012 - Sunday 28 October, 2012

US presidential race jolted by looming 'megastorm'
# Hurricane Sandy
# Hurricane Sandy

US presidential race jolted by looming 'megastorm'

Oct 28th 2012, 12:18 PM 6,978 Views 11 Comments

The candidates are forced to cancel some appearances as states of emergency are declared across eight states.

# us-2012 - Friday 26 October, 2012

Obama calls Romney a 'bullshitter'
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# US 2012

Obama calls Romney a 'bullshitter'

Oct 26th 2012, 9:46 AM 12,553 Views 54 Comments

Rolling Stone editor claims Obama used unparliamentary language about his presidential race candidate.

# us-2012 - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Want to win a gun? Georgia sports store says: 'Just vote'
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Want to win a gun? Georgia sports store says: 'Just vote'

Oct 24th 2012, 10:00 PM 7,432 Views 43 Comments

A store near Atlanta has raised legal eyebrows – because its promotion could be seen as an enticement to vote.

Nasty Ann Coulter tweet gets ultimate smackdown
# Shame
# Shame

Nasty Ann Coulter tweet gets ultimate smackdown

Oct 24th 2012, 12:20 PM 32,644 Views 100 Comments

The most dignified response to the offence caused by the conservative US commentator is contained in a guest post on the Special Olympics blog…

Both White House campaigns: We're winning
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# US 2012

Both White House campaigns: We're winning

Oct 24th 2012, 10:13 AM 3,181 Views 7 Comments

Is somebody in the White House race being economical with the truth? A look at how the US presidential race stands right now.

US Senate candidate: 'Pregnancies by rape are something God meant to happen'
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# US 2012

US Senate candidate: 'Pregnancies by rape are something God meant to happen'

Oct 24th 2012, 7:56 AM 11,504 Views 81 Comments

Richard Mourdock is under fire for making the comment while defending his opposition to abortion.

# us-2012 - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?

Oct 23rd 2012, 9:37 AM 11,822 Views 81 Comments

The final debate took place in Florida last night, with two weeks to go before America decides on Obama or Romney. But who will they choose?

'Cliffhanger' US election awaits as debates wrap up
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# Usa 2012

'Cliffhanger' US election awaits as debates wrap up

Oct 23rd 2012, 8:04 AM 4,857 Views 13 Comments

All eyes on the swing states.

VIDEO: 6 key moments from the final 2012 US presidential debate
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# US 2012

VIDEO: 6 key moments from the final 2012 US presidential debate

Oct 23rd 2012, 7:55 AM 5,925 Views 10 Comments

The debate focussed on foreign policy. Well, it was supposed to.

As it happened: Obama and Romney battle in the final US presidential debate
Live Oct 23rd 2012, 1:29 AM

As it happened: Obama and Romney battle in the final US presidential debate

# us-2012 - Monday 22 October, 2012

Obama, Romney gear up for final presidential debate on foreign policy
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# US 2012

Obama, Romney gear up for final presidential debate on foreign policy

Oct 22nd 2012, 9:06 AM 2,970 Views 15 Comments

The candidates spent their weekend swatting up on foreign policy with the latest poll putting them both at 47 per cent.

# us-2012 - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Former US presidential candidate George McGovern dies
# United States
# United States

Former US presidential candidate George McGovern dies

Oct 21st 2012, 1:23 PM 4,240 Views 10 Comments

The former US senator ran against Richard Nixon in the 1972 presidential election but was soundly beaten.

# us-2012 - Saturday 20 October, 2012

US 2012: Romney ups criticism of Obama as finish line comes closer
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# US 2012

US 2012: Romney ups criticism of Obama as finish line comes closer

Oct 20th 2012, 5:40 PM 3,830 Views 12 Comments

A new ad by Mitt Romney alleges that Barack Obama has not put forward a full policy platform for the next four years.

# us-2012 - Friday 19 October, 2012

US 2012: Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner
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# US 2012

US 2012: Obama and Romney trade jokes at dinner

Oct 19th 2012, 8:47 AM 7,257 Views 35 Comments

The US presidential candidates scored big laughs at an annual fundraiser at New York’s Waldorf Astoria hotel last night.

# us-2012 - Thursday 18 October, 2012

US Elections: Issue of abortion an important factor for female voters
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# US 2012

US Elections: Issue of abortion an important factor for female voters

Oct 18th 2012, 8:56 AM 3,323 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, issues such as energy, immigration, and terrorism are less important to voters than in 2008.

# us-2012 - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

VIDEO: Four key moments in last night's US presidential debate
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# US 2012

VIDEO: Four key moments in last night's US presidential debate

Oct 17th 2012, 9:41 AM 5,566 Views 9 Comments

US President Barack Obama and his Republican opponent Mitt Romney went head-to-head for the second of their debates last night.

Obama claws back as race heads to wire: analysts
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# US 2012

Obama claws back as race heads to wire: analysts

Oct 17th 2012, 8:37 AM 5,563 Views 13 Comments

The second US presidential debate was close, but it went to Obama, analysts say.

# us-2012 - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Romney hits the road while Obama closes ranks ahead of second debate
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# US 2012

Romney hits the road while Obama closes ranks ahead of second debate

Oct 13th 2012, 12:19 PM 4,628 Views 15 Comments

Mitt Romney’s going to Ohio, Virginia and Iowa with a spring in his step; Barack Obama’s busy practising his lines.

# us-2012 - Friday 12 October, 2012

US 2012: If you missed the debate, this is the only moment you have to see
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# US 2012

US 2012: If you missed the debate, this is the only moment you have to see

Oct 12th 2012, 7:44 AM 12,258 Views 30 Comments

US Vice President Joe Biden and his Republican opponent Paul Ryan went head-to-head during last night’s vice presidential debate.

US 2012: Biden and Ryan go head to head during 'combative' debate
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# US 2012

US 2012: Biden and Ryan go head to head during 'combative' debate

Oct 12th 2012, 7:22 AM 3,239 Views 6 Comments

Democrat Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan went head-to-head last night – but who came out best?

# us-2012 - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad
# Yellow Peril
# Yellow Peril

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad

Oct 9th 2012, 9:30 PM 12,361 Views 12 Comments

The Barack Obama campaign has made an ad mocking Mitt Romney over his Big Bird comments – but Sesame Street isn’t happy.

# us-2012 - Monday 8 October, 2012

Romney says risk in Middle East has increased under Obama
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# US 2012

Romney says risk in Middle East has increased under Obama

Oct 8th 2012, 6:41 PM 3,895 Views 40 Comments

In a wide-ranging foreign policy speech, Mitt Romney argued the case for supporting countries who would arm Syria’s rebels.

Obama mocks his own debate fiasco
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# US 2012

Obama mocks his own debate fiasco

Oct 8th 2012, 4:35 PM 14,008 Views 16 Comments

The US president took a shot at his own performance against Mitt Romney (in a very backhanded fashion).

# us-2012 - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost
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# US 2012

Obama raises $181 million in September in campaign boost

Oct 6th 2012, 5:13 PM 4,718 Views 27 Comments

It was the biggest monthly cash take by Obama in the 2012 presidential race – but how will it compare to Romney’s donations?

Video: Romney and Obama first debate songified
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# US 2012

Video: Romney and Obama first debate songified

Oct 6th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,557 Views 4 Comments

The Colorado clash gets a melody and some beats – and some serious noddy-dog action.

# us-2012 - Friday 5 October, 2012

US unemployment drops to 7.8 per cent, lowest in nearly four years
# US Jobs
# US Jobs

US unemployment drops to 7.8 per cent, lowest in nearly four years

Oct 5th 2012, 4:54 PM 5,012 Views 30 Comments

The news will be a boost to President Barack Obama ahead of next month’s election.

Why is Snoop Dogg voting for Obama and not Romney?
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From The Daily Edge
# US 2012

Why is Snoop Dogg voting for Obama and not Romney?

Oct 5th 2012, 12:54 PM 12,836 Views 39 Comments

It has to do with dancing horses, basketball and Beyonce.

# us-2012 - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Internet rallies to defence of Big Bird but Romney insists he loves him
# Big Bird
From The Daily Edge
# Big Bird

Internet rallies to defence of Big Bird but Romney insists he loves him

Oct 4th 2012, 2:01 PM 10,281 Views 28 Comments

The Sesame Street character’s future came under threat during the US presidential debate last night and the internet sure wasn’t happy about it…

Observers give Romney the victory in first US presidential debate
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# US 2012

Observers give Romney the victory in first US presidential debate

Oct 4th 2012, 8:07 AM 7,884 Views 65 Comments

Straw polls show two-thirds of people saying Mitt Romney beat Barack Obama – the highest post-debate record ever.